Cheek Implant Surgery

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Office location:
5147 North Ninth Avenue
Suite 203
Pensacola, Florida
Phone: (850) 476-7100

Pensacola Cheek Augmentation Surgery and Cheek Implants

High cheekbones have always been a feature of alluring beauty.  For those patients without natural apple cheeks, implants are an excellent option.  They can allow for a more youthful appearance, enhance a facial profile by improving the overall proportion and balance, and serve as an excellent adjunct to a facelift. Cheek implant surgery, sometimes called malarplasty, is an excellent way to add definition to your face and permanently give yourself the prominent cheekbones you desire.

Reasons for Considering Cheek Implant in Pensacola

  • Flattened cheekbones
  • Hollowed appearance of the face
  • Desire for improved facial harmony and beauty

Cheek Implant Surgery Procedure by your Pensacola Plastic Surgeon

Generally performed under anesthesia, cheek surgery is an outpatient procedure.  Implants come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are designed specifically to augment the cheeks.  Dr. Shaddix will decide before surgery which implant style will give you the look you want.  During surgery, he will make a small incision inside the mouth on each side.  Dr. Shaddix is then able to precisely create a pocket at the point where the cheek is deficient.   Then, the solid silicone implant is placed and the incisions are closed with sutures that dissolve on their own. 

Recovery after Cheek Augmentation in Pensacola

Patients should plan for a week of rest after surgery and should expect some swelling and bruising.  The discomfort after cheek augmentation is typically well controlled with the medication prescribed by Dr. Shaddix.  You should keep your head elevated to decrease the swelling in the first few days.  As with all surgery at Shaddix Plastic Surgery, you will given detailed before and after surgery instructions, and Dr. Shaddix will be available to answer questions and guide you along the way.   

To find out if you are a good candidate for a cheek augmentation or cheek implants in Pensacola, Florida, schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr. Shaddix, your Pensacola, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Gulf Coast cosmetic plastic surgeon, by calling (850) 476-7100.


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